Brightening the lives of hospitalized children
Across America
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About Crayons4Kids

"It all started with a box."

Crayons4Kids is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to brightening the lives of hospitalized children across America. We donate crayons, coloring books, toys, and games to hospitals all over the U.S.

  • 2001

    The Humble Beginnings

    It all began with Emily and Matt's cardboard box on their porch, left out to collect crayons and books for the children in the hospital at which their dad worked. Friends and Neighbors were the first to contribute to the mission.

  • December 2017

    How Far C4K Has Come

    Their reach expanded beyond their local hospital to Kalamazoo, Los Angeles, Boston, and Philadelphia. C4K has collected more than hundreds of thousands of new crayons, coloring books, games and toys.

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Crayons4Kids is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization, and all donations are tax deductible.